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2014-07-23 16:21:50

- Boeing environmental strategy director Julie Felgar and Masdar Institute bioenergy research director Alejandro Rios G. to discuss breakthrough research in sustainable biofuel for commercial aviation - AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today announced that Julie Felgar, Managing Director of Environmental Strategy and...

2014-06-05 12:21:37

CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its annual Environment Report highlighting the company's commitments and accomplishments in improving environmental performance for its products and operations. The report also features Boeing's continuing progress in sustainable growth and environmental conservation efforts in the communities where its employees live and work worldwide. "Every day, Boeing employees find new and innovative ways to serve our global...

2014-05-12 08:22:11

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and...

2014-04-22 20:20:30

Avianca/Byogy Team to perform advanced Flight Testing using the CFM-56 powered A.319 to acquire test data, support Environmental Impact Study, and lead ASTM Specification adoption of Byogy's ATJ full replacement renewable jet fuel. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to deliver price competitive, 100% replacement biofuels, Byogy Renewables and airline partner Avianca Brasil have launched a significant initiative to support advanced testing to...

2014-04-02 12:21:08

Company pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more airports and increase its recruitment of military veterans. These are among a series of goals and accomplishments highlighted in Alaska Air Group's newly released 2013 Sustainability...

2014-01-19 04:20:06

- Collaboration focuses on research, feedstock production and refining capability ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates. BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability will engage a broad range of stakeholders to develop...

2014-01-14 12:20:32

- Price-competitive, biofuel reduces CO2 emissions SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has identified "green diesel," a renewable fuel used in ground transportation, as a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel that emits at least 50 percent less carbon dioxide than fossil fuel over its lifecycle. The company is working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and other stakeholders to gain approval for aircraft to fly on green diesel,...


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